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CBS
Feb 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
. michelle obama attends the funeral of a 15-year-old shot to death in chicago. dean reynolds on the message of the service. and meet the meditation man. he thinks there ought to be a law to live more thoughtfully and is in position to get one passed. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. travel bans in connecticut rhode island and massachusetts have been lifted, but moving about the northeast is still treacherous tonight. a fierce blizzard has buried cars on roads from new york to maine. up and down the coast, tides surged high, flooding low-lying areas, but the storm did spare most of the shoreline still recovering from super storm sandy. at least four deaths deaths are blamed on the storm, and high winds have left more than 600,000 customers without power. many areas had more than two and a half feet of snow. they got 40 inches in hampden, connecticut. we begin tonight with terrell brown in quincy massachusetts. terrell. >> reporter: residents are digging out from nearly three feet of snow that fell across the northeast, so
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 5:00am PST
is responsible for the uptick. >>> michelle obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old ad adiapendleton. she was gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. she had no gang affiliation, was likely not even the intended target. we'll have a report from chicago coming up later this morning. >>> a judge in cleveland sentenced an amish man behind the beard cutting attacks to 15 years in prison. several of his followers received shorter sentences. >>> wikileaks founder julian assange has waded into the drone debate, slamming the u.s. government saying it has the right to kill, that is, u.s. citizens perceived to be, quote, imminent terror threats, unquote. >>> for the huntative suspected cop killer, is that suspect hiding out in a popular ski resort area in california? go live to los angeles next. website builder with five pages and basic email just $49.99! that's up to 76 percent below online providers and only at officemax stores! get ready for a lot more of that new-plane smell. we're building the youngest, most modern fleet among the largest us airlines to ensu
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
before and there'll be no gas. >>> in about 90 minutes, first lady michelle obama will attend the funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. she was gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. athena jones is live in chicago with the story. we've said this is so tragic, pen pendleton had no gang affiliation and was not the intended target. correct? >> reporter: that's right, martin. she was a bystander, standing with her friends in a structure in a park not far from her school. that's one of the things that's so outrageous. hadiya pendleton had spoken out against people joining gangs. urged her friends to stay on the straight and narrow and not get involved with gangs. this is something that the vice president, vice president biden brought up about pendleton just a few days ago when he was speaking to house democrats. and it's something that makes it such a tragic situation that's too commanin cities like chicago and -- too common in cities like chicago and around the country. it's helped focus the nation's attention, not just people in chicago but the nation, pe
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 10:00am PST
in the storm zone and have a report straight ahead. >>> in chicago, first lady michelle obama is attending the funeral of a 15-year-old honor student and band majorette who was killed about a mile from the obamas' family home. hadiya pendleton was shot and killed while she and friends were trying to escape rain by seeking shelter in a children's park. the shooting happened just days after the teenager who always had a smile performed at the president's inauguration. a $40,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest. >>> he's considered armed and very violent. in los angeles, police are heading back up to into the air using helicopters to find the ex-cop they accuse of killing three people already. one of them is a police officer who dorner allegedly ambushed. billboards are up all over the place showing christopher dorner's face. he says that he wants revenge on those who unfairly, in his opinion, cost him his job. we're going to show you exclusive video of dorner during his days at the police academy. >>> and police at the grammys will be on guard not only for the safety of
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
. there just wasn't enough time to get attack aircraft to the scene. >>> today, president obama will speak at a farewell dinner for panetta. he will be replaced by chuck hagel if replaced by the senate. >>> and michelle obama plans to travel to chicago to attend the funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. a band student and honor opportunity who participated in the inauguration festivities. hadiya was the victim of gun violence last week. fatally shot about a mile from the obama home. >>> wall street is bracing for a blizzard. keep an eye on linkedin today. the professional social media network shot up 10%. thanks to earnings that dealer doubled. >>> boeing stocks go higher. federal investigators have given the green light to testing of the dreamliner. >>> we'll see how apple fared day after. david iron horn called the company out for the bailout of cash. apple said it's consider the proposal of shares. they could build a stack of dollar bills. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or bette
CBS
Feb 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> axelrod: in chicago today first lady michelle obama joined hundreds of mourners at the o funeral for a teenaged victim of gun violence. violen the death of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton has shaken a city where gang shootings are all too common. dean reynolds reports from chicago. >> reporter: they prayed today that the murder of hadiyaadiya pendleton may stop the carnage that grips chicago's poorest neighborhoods.rnage her mother, chepatry cowley, is latest to express her grief. >> you don't know how hard thisri really is, and those of you that is, and do know how hard this is, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama, the mother of two daughters, was among the mourners for the girl who was literally her neighbor. she was killed last month a mile from the obamas' chicago home, eight days after performing at inaugural events in washington. >> god bless everyone today. washin >> reporter: as they prepared to bury her, hadiya's teenaged friends mourned the death ofa's their shared dreams. >> she always told me to do my best in school because we were going to go to
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 11:00am PST
. and they're right in the storm zone. that is straight ahead as we go there. >>> first lady michelle obama is back in chicago, not far from the obama family home. she's there for the funeral of 15-year-old heidial pendal done the student shot and killed in a chicago park just days after performing at the ez's inauguration. police are offering a $40,000 reward for information. >>> and near houston, texas, police say one person was injured at an explosion this morning at an industrial plant. the facility houses a mix of gases such as nitrogen and hydrogen. it started a fire that filled is the area with heavy smoke. >>> in los angeles is, police are back using helicopters to find the ex-cop they accuse of killing three people already. one of those who was shot dead a police officer. billboards are showing christopher dorner's face. he says he wants revenge on those he believes cost him his job. we'll show you exclusive video of dorner during his days at the police academy. >>> don't expect celebrities to be revealing too much tomorrow night. cbs send attendees a what not to wear warning. they
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
michelle obama is expected to attend a funeral tomorrow in chicago of a 15-year-old girl who performed with her high school band at president obama's inauguration. hadiya pendleton was shot near a playground outside her home more than a week ago. police say she was not the intended target. a $40,000 reward is offered for information leading to her killer. >>> on the "cbs moneywatch" now, a major investor sues apple, plus americans step up borrowing. ashley morrison is here in new york with that and more. good morning, ashley. >> good morning, anne-marie. most asians saw profit margins. tokyo's nikkei rose 2% snapping a 12-week winning streak while hong kong's hang seng gained a fraction. concerns about troubled economy pushed wall street stocks lower. the dow jones industrial average lost 42 points thursday. the nasdaq fell 3 points. >>> green lite capital, a major investor in apple is suing for stockpiling cash. apple has about $137 billion in cash. greenlight wants the money given to shareholders. apple is still the world's most valuable company, but its stock has l
ABC
Feb 10, 2013 4:00am PST
host of abc's "this week." this extraordinary scene in chicago, the first lady michelle obama attending a funeral of a 15-year-old girl hadiya pendleton shot and killed not far from the obama home. she performed at the inauguration. the president sent a personal note to the family promising he will work hard to end the senseless violence. what's the status of gun control legislation which we know he'll talk about? >> one thing you'll see him mention is hadiya in the state of the union tuesday night and whole democrats will bring victims of gun violence into the chamber as guests tuesday including gabby giffords and it appears a consensus is starting to develop over the idea of expanding universal background checks even if you buy one at gun shows where it will be more difficult. it looks like the assault weapons ban is running into resistance even from democrats in the senate and there will be a big fight over whether or not to limit those high-capacity gun magazines where you see the focus of the fight going forward. >> the president is also going to be talking about taxes and looming
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 8:00am PST
-year-old hadiya pendleton will be buried. among her mourners, first lady michelle obama. pendleton was shot in the back and killed just days after she marched in the president's inaugural parade. >>> in los angeles, police are suddenly the targets of a man who used to wear the uniform. billboards are up as law enforcement agencies in three states hunt a former l.a. cop that's accused of killing an officer and threatening others. he says that he wants revenge on those who cost him his job. >>> police at the grammys will be on guard for their own safety since dorner's threats, but the show will go on. and a new name and suddenly a grammy favorite, singer frank ocean, had has surfaced. he has racked up six nominations including new artist of the year and album of the year. >>> the blizzard is still dumping snow across the northeast. some areas of connecticut are seeing as much as three feet of snow. the governor of connecticut orders all state roads closed until further notice or across the northeast, more than 650,000 customers without power. u.s. mail service suspended in six states
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm EST
's so important for her to be there. >> and find out who first lady michelle obama will have by her side during tonight's state of the union address speech. ♪ ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >>> we want to take you back to the breaking news now. these are live pictures. earlier this afternoon, the federal officers got into a shootout with the man believed to be the former l.a. police officer wanted for murder. we're told the shooting happened after a man tried to break into a home where he tied up a couple inside and stole their car. as officers responded to the home, they chased the suspect and say he opened fire. we understand two officers were hurt and they were air lifted to the hospital right now. they believe the man is christopher dorner. they believe he's
KRON
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
will be seeded with michelle obama as president obama the live is the address tonight. she praised the new health care law for allowing her to remain on her parents' plan until she's 26. she also thought of the law's coverage eligibility for those like her with pre- existing conditions. >> apple ceo tim cook will be among those in capital audience as president obama delivers his state of the union address. >> cook is another invited guest of first lady michelle obama. invitation means the apple chief has to reschedule a highly anticipated presentation he is giving today at the goldman sacs technology conference in san francisco. instead of talking in the afternoon, after market close, he will now speak early this morning, before catching a fly to washington. his presentation is now scheduled for 715 our time. >> you can watch the president said said of the union speech live on kron 4 24/7 channel you could find that on, has won 93. it starts tonight at 6. >> and other national news. chicago police say, the two men accused of killing a 15 year-old honor student mist to occur at her friend's for ri
CBS
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am PST
choice but these proposals deserve a vote. >> reporter: with first lady michelle obama, the parents of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, gunned down in chicago only weeks after marching in inauguration festivities in washington. >> hadiya's parents, nate and cleo, are in this chamber tonight along with more than two dozen americans whose lives have been torn apart by gun violence. they deserve a vote. >> reporter: but calling for a vote is not the same thing as asking congress to pass a new law. mr. obama did that with immigration reform but not gun control, conceding a political reality without having to actually say so. >> namingor garrett thanks. florida senator marco rubio delivered the response to the president's state of the union address. good morning. >> good morning. ." >> deserves a vote," do you agree with the president that these people deserve a vote? >> first of all our heart is broken for those people as i said last night, all of wus want to prevent that from happening again, anything that would work we want to vote on. the problem is everything the
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> to politics now, first lady michelle obama is among the mourners remembering a 15-year-old chicago girl who died a tragic random death. leah pendelton was gunned down after participating in the obamas' inauguration. "the new york times" topped its paper and we'll dig into the legal justification for drone strikes later in the program and president obama warning that the middle class will get hit hardest if congress does not do something to stop those massive cuts set to take effect march 1st. >> if the sequester is allowed to go forward, thousands of americans who work in fields like national security, education or education are likely to be laid off. democrats and republicans can still get together on a balanced solution to the deficit crisis. republican senator mitch mcconnell says that he know that sequestration would have consequences, but he blames president obama for not putting forward an acceptable plan to prevent it. for more on that, jonathan strong, staff writer, role call, alexander burns and national political reporter with politico. good afternoon to both of you. >> hello. >>
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> number two, michelle obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, the chicago student was gunned down a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. police told our affiliates that pendleton had no gang affiliation and was likely not the intended target. we will have a report from chicago that will be coming up later this morning. >>> number three, former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. has signed a plea deal with prosecutors. the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of that are unknown, but according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. >>> number four, a judge in cleveland sentenced an amish man behind a string of beard-cutting attacks to 15 years in prison. he was convicted of hate crimes, kidnapping, and conspiracy. and then number five, in phoenix, the murder trial of jodi arias took a dramatic turn this week. arias took the stand and admitted to killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. she described how she stabbed him 27 times, shot him in the face, a
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
lady michelle obama was there to comfort a community still in shock, and a mother in the grips of grief. >> no mother, no father, should ever have to experience this. >> reporter: pendleton, a majorette -- >> i'm hadiya -- >> reporter: -- performed in events surrounding the president's inauguration and was shot to death just a few days later. and while there were remembrances today -- >> on that day, the last thing i saw before they put her in the ambulance was her smiling, and from heaven above, i know that each day she's smiling down on all of us. >> reporter: -- there were also demands for action. >> we can put a man on the moon but we can't come together to figure this situation out. >> reporter: the funeral comes on the eve of the president's state of the union address when he plans to reiterate his push for stiffer gun laws, which includes universal background checks, a ban on assault weapons, and limits on high-capacity magazines. but this week, mr. obama acknowledged the political reality. >> there are regional differences here. and we should respect those. >> reporter: politica
ABC
Feb 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
's alex perez reporting in from chicago. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama consoling loved ones today at the funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. the emotional service running nearly four hours. >> i wish we could see her beautiful smile again. >> because she will always be with us. >> reporter: and a mother in pain, stood strong. determined to halt gun violence. >> no mother. no father. should ever have to experience this. >> reporter: days before she became a national symbol to end gun violence, the standout student performed at the president's inauguration festivities. but hadiya's bright future came to a sudden end. she was one of more than 40 people murdered in chicago last month, the bloodiest january this city has seen in a decade. in a handwritten note to her family, president obama vowed to work to end this senseless violence. and the president has invited more than 100 victims of gun violence and their families to attend next week's state of the union address. the first lady also met with about 30 of hadiya's classmates and friends. many here now wondering if all of thi
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth!ley: first lady michelle obama said today that she will attend the funeral saturday of a teenager who has become a tragic symbol of gun violence in chicago. 15-year-old hidiya pendleton was shot in a park not far from the obamas' home just a few days after she performed at the president's inauguration with her high school band. in south africa, a big catch landed a fisherman in big trouble. two years ago, leon bekker reeled in and killed a great white shark, and he took the pictures to prove it. turns out killing a great white violates south african law, so bekker pleaded guilty, and he is the first person to be penalized under that law and ordered to pay a $13,000 fine. nelson mandela's family said today that he's in good health and doing very well after his recent stay in the hospital. they released a new picture taken last weekend of the former south african president with his youngest great-grandchild, one- year-old zen. mandela, who is 94, is recovering from gallstone surgery. they were caught in the middle when russia banned ado
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 2:30am PST
murder rate. michelle obama attended the funeral. she met privately with the victim's family and friends. the two people being questioned in the pendleton case, police in chicago say no questions have been filed so far. >>> a massive man hunt continues today in california. he's accused of killing 3 people. a $1 million reward is being offered for the arrest of christopher dorner who is considered 5r78d and extremely dangerous. miguel almaguer reports. >>> this is christopher dorner dumping a gun belts, a helmet and ammunition. the surveillance video was captured across the street from a san diego police station. >> the helmet was sitting right up top and the magazine and the belt was hidden under the boxes. >> reporter: the former cop now fugitive accused of killing three and wounding two others was fired from the lapd after making false complaints about his training officer. but now the los angeles police chief says a week after the killing spree began he'll reopen dorner's case. >> people think that maybe there is something to what he says and i want to put that to rest and the only wa
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am EST
"scandal." >> we are in the white house kitchen. >> first lady michelle obama helping get kids to elp. two public-service announcements " will air around the country on pbs stations to mark the third anniversary of the let's move initiative to curb child could obesity. she will appear on late night with jimmy fallon and don good morning america. >> big bird is still getting love. 6:50 is the time. >> let's get to jacqui jeras outside the studio wearing gloves again. >> i probably should have on some warm pants because it is on the chilly outside. you can feel the wind blowing. the sunrise we saw 20 minutes ago is pretty much gone. it's very overcast. you need to bundle up today. you need the number later this afternoon although everything will be light. keith reed urologist doug hill -- chief meteorologist doug hill. >> the son has been -- sun has been up for one minute. mid-20s to the north and west of the city. 33 degrees in the city was the latest report. winter weather advisory west of the blue ridge today. colder temperatures and better chance of impact from sleep and snow and freezin
CW
Feb 12, 2013 9:00pm CST
. >> as he continues his speech will bring up pendleton whose parents are sitting with michelle obama the first lady. he is expected to actually cite them and say that they are an example of the victims of gun violence who deserve an up or down vote on the issues that he has proposed the ban on military-style semiautomatic weapons, ban on high capacity ammunition clips and universal background checks he says it is ok if you want to vote no but the residents of newtown connecticut and aurora colorado deserved a vote on this. rick pearce and chicago tribune thanks for joiningrick pearson chicago tribune thanks for joining us. we will have the republican and tea partier responses in and what happens next with chicago tribune's clarence page. >> the deadly shootout a fire and a standoff leading to the discovery of what is believed to be the body of christopher dorner the suspected cop killer who ran to a cabin in the woods which burned for hours this afternoon at one point more than 100 officers surrounded that cavett and a single shot was heard before the house burned down before he d
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 4:25am EST
it is a part of i guess the legacy of my daughter. >> first lady michelle obama also invited the parents of 15- year-old hadiya pendleton to sit next to her. she was killed in chicago not long after participating in the inaugural parade here in d.c. >>> also at the address, virginia congressman jerry connelly invited the father of a student killed in the virginia tech massacre. sick students killed in the tragedy were all residents of his congressional district. >>> several other guests seated with the first lady including a few from this area. jack androca is a teenager who developed a new way to detect pancreatic cancer. tracy hepner is the founder of a military partners and families coalition to provide support for lgbt residents. >>> coming up next, it could have been a nightmare scenario. >> a crane collapses above a church with preschoolers playing inside. how one worker's quick thinking got everyone out safely. we'll be right back. [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so m
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 10:00pm EST
it's very courageous on his part. >> president obama released a statement saying, "michelle and i warmly remember our meeting with the holy father in 2009 and i have appreciated our work together over these last four years." the pope's resignation becomes effective at 8 p.m. february the 28th. at that point the process of electing a new pope begins. a conclave of 118 cardinals will gather together to make that decision. a new pope could be in place by easter sunday to lead a church with more than 1 billion members worldwide. pope benedict will live out the rest of his life in a monastery within the vatican. >> critics say the catholic church has seen brighter days. coming up on the news edge at 11:00 we'll look at some of those loose ends left at the end of this pope's tenure. >>> we are following breaking news tonight out of chicago. two men are now charged with first degree murder in the death of hadiya pendleton. the 15-year-old was killed days after performing at president obama's inaugural parade with her high school marching band. first lady michelle obama attended the teena
KRON
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
michelle obama was among the people for their to pay respects. >> hadiya was gunned down in january just days after performing a presidential inauguration. >> police saidaken someone in te group pelton was standing with as a member of a rival gang. >> president obama is preparing to give the first step of the union address of the second term tomorrow. athena jones has a preview of what we can expect. >> the moment where he gets and on into erupted on challenged opportunity to talk to the country and define his agenda and what he thinks the debate in washington should be that is one of the most important powers the president has. >> president obama dave democrats a preview of what he would say. >> i will be talking about making sure we are focused on job creation here in the united states of america. it means we are focused on education and that every young person is equipped with the skills they need to compete peak in the 21st century. >> the white house says the speech will serve as a book in the to the inaugural address. >> we could see new policy that deal with issues like clean ener
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 2:00am PST
could still face time in prison. >>> at number four, michelle obama will attend today's funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, chicago honor student banned down a week after performing at the president obama's inauguration. pendleton had no gang affiliation and was likely not the intended target. we'll have a report from that funeral later on this morning. >>> and then number five takes us back to the northeast and that blizzard. drivers in at least three states are banned from the roads, the governor called for a halt of all normal traffic same for rhode island and connecticut. only emergency vehicles can enter now on most highways. the blizzard's biggest effect power outages throughout the northeast, more than 650,000 homes and businesses without power. more than half of those are in the state of massachusetts. you're looking at a neighborhood in providence where power was going on and off all night. >> as we drive up this way, take a look, a very big tree blocking this street right here down and there is plenty of this -- you can see, though, what the heavy snow is doing to cable
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 3:00am PST
giffords called on congress to enact tougher gun laws. >>> this weekend michelle obama attended the funeral for the 15-year-old chicago honor student who was gunned down just a week after performing at president obama's inauguration. here's more on the service. >> reporter: the first lady traveled here because she and the president were heartbroken to learn of the passing and wanted to offer condolences. she did not speak, but she did meet before the service with friends and classmates and had a private meeting with her family. the service was about 3 1/2 hours long and it included remarks from a long list of friends, classmates, teammates and family members. some of it quite emotional. let's listen to what her mother had to say. >> you don't know how hard this really is. and those of you that do know how hard this is, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. no mother, no father, should ever have to experience this. >> reporter: this service was also meant to be a celebration of her young life, this is a young woman excited to go to college one day, perhaps major in journalism or pharmacology. her parents sa
CNN
Feb 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
of interest in the slaying of 15-year-old adia pendleton a day after first lady michelle obama attended the funeral for the death of the teen. this information comes to us from police sources there. >>> it's going to be a busy week ahead in business. a couple key reports are out, will investors keep up their momentum after the nasdaq and s&p 500 logged the fifth straight week of gains? thanks for being with us. >> thanks for having me. >> when the bell rings tomorrow, what's going to happen? i realize that's asking a lot, but go ahead, give us the future. >> we're going to get a little bit of a churn. the market is exhausted, you could feel it. we've had this great move the last few weeks, straight up with no consolidation and towards the middle of the week last week, you could feel the dow turning over, teasing with 14,000, not able to make its way through. the s&p 500, they certainly want to push that to 1525 and they very well may. but that doesn't mean you're not going to get this churn and actually some consolidation. that would be something that you should welcome as an investor.
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 8:00am PST
of a young girl in chicago who was killed with gun violence and the first lady michelle obama is going to attend the funeral for that 17-year-old hideya pendleton. this was just days after she participated in the president's inauguration that she was gunned down. and just like trayvon's death, it's getting attention for the unique circumstances. but do you fear that the conversation about gun violence is being discounted in certain neighborhoods, urban neighborhoods and simply being called minority on minority crime? >> i don't think so. because it touches so many lives. i think that that's a good thing that the first lady is focusing on that conversation. people just need some type of help when this happens to a child. you know, it just really supports and helps her and i just feel really bad for her mother who has to go through the funeral and has to go through the loss and the process of just getting along, getting along with life without her daughter. what i think, more importantly, when it comes to gun violence and gun control, i think we need to be more educated. >> >> barely see
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 1:00am PST
have to be careful not to pat ourselves on the back too much. not yet. tomorrow first lady michelle obama is returning to her hometown of chicago. she is returning to attend an event that should not even be taking place. she is returning to attend the funeral of a child killed by gun violence. 15-year-old hadiya pendleton was shot and killed in chicago on january 29th. she was huddled with a group of kids taking cover from a rainstorm after school when a gunman opened fire and shot hadiya in the back and killed her. hadiya was an honor student. she was a majorette. and in fact, she just performed at president obama's inauguration last month. and she was killed about a mile from the president's home on the south side of chicago. hadiya's story reminds us again that while the mass murder of children in newtown was an unspeakable horror, it is thankfully rare. and while the manhunt in los angeles is a terrifying spectacle, it too is rare. what gun violence is in this country is hadiya pendleton, a teenaged girl killed in her own neighborhood in chicago. we have some political will righ
KRON
Feb 9, 2013 8:00pm PST
. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama is returning to her hometown to attend the funeral of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton, a bystander shot dead in a chicago park a week after she performed at the president's inauguration. vice president biden memorialized the young honor student in remarks to house democrats. >> this was no ordinary child. >> she was a child who had used social media, urging her friends to speak out, don't join gangs and now she is gone. pendleton was killed just a mile from the first family's home in chicago, a city facing an epidemic of gun violence. it's an issue president obama has raised numerous times, including in a speech after newtown. >> as a nation, we have endured far too many of these tragedies in the last few years. >> an elementary school in newtown, a shopping mall in oregon, a house of worship in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado, countless street corners in places like chicago and philadelphia. >> reporter: and in a video message to chicago last august. >> all of us have to make safer streets our cause so that the most challenging part of a ki
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